Atlanta-Minneapolis Delta flight diverted to Des Moines

5:30 PM, Aug 21, 2012   |    comments
FILE - A Delta Air Lines Boeing 757
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ATLANTA -- A Delta Air Lines flight from Atlanta to Minneapolis was diverted to Des Moines Tuesday afternoon.

Delta's flight 2382 was on board a Boeing 757, and originally scheduled to arrive in Minneapolis at 3:10 pm Central Time. It had departed Atlanta's Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport at 1:59 pm ET, according to flight data from

FlightAware says the flight arrived in Des Moines at 2:48 pm CT.

Delta spokesman Morgan Durant tells 11Alive News there was a potential engine problem with the plane, and out an abundance of caution, the flight was diverted to Des Moines.

Durant says a plane is being sent from Minneapolis to Des Moines to get the passengers from Flight 2382 and take them on to Minneapolis.

No injuries were reported.

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